Iron Ore

Pakistan is endowed with large deposits of iron ore, small to medium reserve sizes, which are scattered in its different parts, such as Dalbandin and Chaghai in Balochistan, Makarwal, Dera Ghazi Khan, Chiniot and Kalabagh in Punjab and Nizampur, Dera Ismail Khan, Abbottabad and Chitral in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The iron ore market is global and the trade in iron ore is of very great value. Only trade in oil and coal is valued to more than the trade in iron ore. Nearly 98 percent of the mined